See one of the most comprehensive collections of wild animals in the entire world--nearly 20,000 animals--at Zoo Berlin. The country's oldest and best-known zoo opened in 1844 and covers more than 34 hectares (84 acres). More than 3 million visitors each year come to the zoo and its adjoining aquarium, making it the most-visited site of its kind in all of Europe. The zoo is known worldwide for sheltering endangered animals, such as polar bears and giant pandas. Check the website for feeding times and other special events. You can save a lot of time by purchasing your tickets online. PutZoo Berlin into our Berlin road trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
Tours To Zoo Berlin
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Zoo Berlin Reviews
On our last day in Berlin we wanted to go to the Zoo. The central location of the Zoo is very convenient, as buses to airport Tegel depart right next to it. The Zoo doesn't have luggage lockers so we.... more »
I thoroughly enjoyed my walkabout around the zoo - it is a quiet oasis, peppered with some interesting animals. Unfortunately the big cat enclosure was being renovated, the Polar bears were hiding... more »
A nice zoo with mostly decent sized enclosures. Some of the animals looked a little sad (I'm not an expert though so it's just my opinion) but the majority all looked all looked well looked after and happy - it's always going to be difficult to fine a balance between enclosing animals and providing enrichment for them. The food was a bit expensive, but nonetheless pleasant.
A great zoo is so good for the soul. Loved our visit. Hard to believe you are in the heart of the city. Unfussy and plenty of space to appreciate all the species there. Such a delight to be holding on to Autumn in such a great green space. Good value too with the Welcome Card.
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